[Samba] [samba4] smbd processes never die after logoff

Volker Lendecke Volker.Lendecke at SerNet.DE
Fri May 24 04:42:28 MDT 2013

On Fri, May 24, 2013 at 03:15:03AM +0200, François Lafont wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm using Samba 4.0.5 in Debian Wheezy as a member server of a DC (in Debian Wheezy too with Samba 4.0.5) and the clients are Windows7 Pro. The users use shares in the member server.
> Sometimes, after the logoff of the users in the Win7 clients, there are connections with the member server whiches never stop. I can see it with the "smbstatus" command which point PID out to me and indeed with the « ps aux | grep smbd » I can see smbd processes whiches never die.
> I have try this in the smb.conf file :
>    deadtime = 10
>    socket options = TCP_NODELAY SO_KEEPALIVE

Can you try to add the socket options


This should make the sessions go away more quickly in case
the clients just go away.


SerNet GmbH, Bahnhofsallee 1b, 37081 Göttingen
phone: +49-551-370000-0, fax: +49-551-370000-9
AG Göttingen, HRB 2816, GF: Dr. Johannes Loxen
http://www.sernet.de, mailto:kontakt at sernet.de

More information about the samba mailing list